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THAILAND: General Tips, Advices and Prices May 05, 2008
Yes! I know! everybody says the same and I will do it again but a little bit different.

Remember! I was only at Bangkok and Koh Samui.

TAXI/TUK-TUK/SONGTHAEW:

DON'T DO

Catch one, that is waiting or looking for you, Forget it!

Take one that is extremely cheap!

Take one with the White plate!

DO

Ask for the price before

Have the exact money

Stop one, on the street

Yellow plates ones

PRICES

BKK

Airport-Kao San: 400-500 (Taxi)

Kao San-Chatuchack: 100 (Tuk-Tuk)

KOH SAMUI

Airport-Lamai: 300-400 (Taxi)

Lamai-Chaweng: 100 (Songthaew)

Lamai-Chaweng: 400 (Taxi at Night!)

DRINK/EAT

DON'T DO

Ice from the street

Juice on the street? I don't drink juice so I don't know

DO

The rest!

PRICES

Water: Water? Why water?

Beer: 50-120

Long Drink: 120-180

Bucket: 200-300

Chicken or Pork Sticks: 10-20

Beef Sticks: 20-40

Normal Menu: 200-700

BUYING

DON'T DO

Buy something the first day or on the first shop

Pay the first price

Change money on the street

DO

Know what you want to buy

Check prices in diferent shops

Change money on the Airport

PRICES

T-Shirt( Billabong...): 150-250

Swimsuit(Billabong...): 300-500

Postcards: 10-20

MASSAGES: Depends what you're looking for: Massage or Sex. If you are looking for sex do it the opposite.

DON'T DO

Thai Massage where aren't used to do, bad done could hurt you!

Take a massage where you can read "No Condoms Allowed"!

Massage on the prettiest girls massage shop

DO

Take underwear if you want a massage

massage with the ugliest girls massage shop

PRICES (1hour)

Thai/Normal Massage: 200-400

Oil Massage : 250-600

I will update when I remember more things
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Buckets
Sticks
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ratu says:
At Thailand I only Catch yellow plate=Metered Taxis and never bring me to Jewellery!
Once, the taxi driver tells us 300 for a normal traject of 500, then we had problems :( 30 seconds after he says 700!!

:D
Posted on: Jun 13, 2008
najiah10 says:
oh but i've taken metered taxis which didn't bring me to the jewellery store! ;)
Posted on: Jun 13, 2008
ratu says:
Najiah!
Metered taxis have yellow plate.
The ones that give you to a Jewellery were the extremely cheap ones.
Posted on: Jun 13, 2008
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